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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 22, 1916, Mason City, Iowa                                GlobeGazette Telephones For Editorial ilooms Call 28 For Business office call 33 TWICEAWEEK WEEKLY REPORTS BY WIRE EACH DAY OF THK IMPORTANT EVENTS OP THE NEWS NOT YESTERDAYS finitely nnd probably un settled tonight and Tuesday wiuincisoutheast portion to night coolcinorthwest por tion Tuesday NICHOLAS IECIBES TO CON VENE HIS LAWMAKERS AGAIX TOMORROW SESSION WAS PROLOGUE EARLY LAST SEPTEMBER Demonstrations Against tlie Cxii Refusal to ReAssemble the Law makers Brought the Desired suit Special to The loboGazettc Petrograd Feb Duma has been convened to meet tomor row The Duma was prorogued Soptem btr 16 andon Dec 7 Emperor Ni cholas issued a rescript postponing indefinitely its reopening as well as that of the council of the empire This action was taken it was an nounced on the ground that the budget committees of those bodies had not completed the budget Demonstrations are reported as having taken place in Petrogrart and in pro tee t against re fusal to permit tha reassembling of the Duma Police and Fiicmen Will I5e Prepar ed to Administer First Aid in of Following purchase of a lung mo tor tho city has bought first aid outfits complete in every particular for the fire and police departments These outfits will always be avail able in case of emergency and may with the lungmotor be the means of saving lives that would other wise be lost Arrangements will probably be made to give the members of the polics and Ciro department some in struction in first ntl work TfCKKT RATK RAISI21J Special to The Washington Feb pasaengor fares from points In Michi gan Wisconsin Iowa Minnesota and other nearby states to Portland Se attle San Francisco and other points on the Pacific coast and nlso West ern Canada were authorized by the Interstate Com metre commission to day John Rclpker Arrestod on Coniplnint of Commissioner O A nul Into Iolkv Court Arrested on a warrant issued on complaint of Commifisioncr C A Cadwell John Izcdekcr n milk wa gon driver was today fined and costs for driving his wagon a tioae at the Christian church tire a woek ago yesterday Commissioner Cadwell says all of thir kind will be se verely punished in the future FOHI DKAV Special to the Hampton Iowa Fob other use has been found for the overready Ford This time it la as motive power for tlie King road draff So far it may not ho in use In this county but the suggestion la worthy a trial It IB said with the increased speed that It can be drawn breaks up the clods better and that the work can be done in much leas It is wortha trial MASON CITY IOWA FEBRUARY 22 1916 NO 105 Got Stuck on Approach to Tempor ary Street Railroad Track Cros sine at Tenth Street Street cars were held up for quite a little time and free advice givers furnished an opportunity to ply tlicir trade quite vigorously Sunday afternoon about oclock when Claude Quinbys au tomobile mired dowu at the ap proach to the temporary street car track crossing at Tenth and Main Street An approach has been built up out of earth excavated from the sewer trench and but a foot or two west of tho track is lu the trench ittelf The warm weather had thawed out the frozen earth to such an extent that the right hind wheel of the car when it struck the top of the trench only mired down deeper as the driver endeavored to drive the car up the steep ap proach Finally that wheel got down more than hub deep and the wrecking gang from one the garages had to come and snake the car out backwards K C KichnrUs Chairman of Central Safety Committee of Northwest em Presentation Speech With fitting words of praise R C Richards chairman of the Cen tral Safety committee of tlie North western railroad and father of the safetyfirst movement in railroad circles presented the silk banner won by the safety committee of tho I and M division for their greatest efficiency in carrying out the safety first program during the past year at an open meeting in the assembly room of the court house this afterr noon Followingthe presentation speech a white streamer bearing the words Iowa and Minnesota 1016 was attached to tho banner In addi tion to the banner as a symbol good work the members of the safe ty committee of this division are to receive material compensation in the form of a full weeks vacation this summer on full pay The following are tha members of this committee J W Graham conductor C C Sut ton brakeman Fred Hubauks en gine foreman W D Riley engineer J C Christiansen fireman Fred Wheaton car repairer Fred Soren son esction foreman A D Brix agent C Wells The year 1915 was the sixth year of the safety first movement and the winning divisons who have held this banner are Sioux City 1010 Wis consin 1911 Eaat Iowa 1012 Wis consin 1013 Peninsula 1914 and Iowa and Minnesota 1915 A closed business meeting was held by committee this morning at oclock Following adjournment at the members were given a luncheon at the hotel Cerro Gordo THAT AXI MEXICAN QUESTION TO BK ttlVKN THOROUGH GO OVKK AT ONCK STOXIJ WILL 1KKSHXT ADM IXIST K Al TON VI Democrats Resent Alleged Effort to Moke Political Issue Out of tho Diplomatic Inquiries of the Coun try Special to The GlobeGazette Washington Feb sub naiine issue with Germany and the Mexican situation will be aired in he senate during the comingweek Senator Stone will lead tho demo crats in presenting the administra tions viewpoint of tanse situation hat has arisen from Germanys an nounced intention to sink all armed merchant ehlps of the enemy The democrats have determined to meet what they term an effort on he part of the republican senators o make a partisan issue a diplo matic inquiry The republican senators are plan ning to open an attack on the presi dents report on Senator Falls reso lution asking for information con cerning the Carrauza government in Mexico W IX LAMB DEAD Vraminent Xortlnvood Mmi Posses Away After Illness Special to the GlobeGazette North wood Feb D Lamb for many years a prominent citizen of Northwood who stood very high in Masonic and Grand Army circles died at his home here yesterday after a very short 111 nefs Mr Lamb had been suffering from diabetes for years and had a hard siege of the grip this winter but seemed to have recovered Wed nesday night he sat up rather late playing earns with visitors at his home and wa taken sick in the night His kidneys soon ceasod to function and he grow rapidly worse until the end came His funeral will be held tomor from the First Methodist church with Rev Carson the pns tor in charge The Masons and Grand Army will assist at the fun eral He is survived by his wife and one son W 15 Lamb a prominent Chicago attorney State department officials today said they considered the submarine issue with Germany still in a grave state because the Lusitania agree ment in the light of the newly an nounced submarine policy of the Germanic powers contains no assur inco for the future The situation by jthe inten tion of sinking merchant ships with out warning after Feb 29 The of ficials said it was still In abstract and waa being exercised as such but ilie Lusitania agreement Itself aa It now stands they explained merely the past and although It gives all in that respect for which the United States has contended officials do not feel that It clearly guarantees against another such disaster be cause while it refers at tho outset to assurances that German subma rines would not sink unresisting lin ers it does not reiterate them Get More Data Special to The GlobeGazette Washington Fob senate has adopted a resolution by Chairman Stone the foreign relations com mittee asking President Wilson to submitx the correspondence between the United States and Korea when Japan occupied the Hermit Kingdom during the RussoJapanese war Ad ministration lenders it Is said want to use the Information in reply to Klihu Roots attack on President Wilson because no protest was made against tlie occupation of Belgium Root was secretary of war when Japan took Korea Senator Stones resolution calls upon the president to transmit if not Incompatible with the public interest thr correspond ence or so much thereof as in his opinion may be made public bct twcen tha official representatives of the United States government and representatives of Korea relat ing to the occupation Korea and the establishment of a protectorate over said country by Tanan during or as an Incident of the RussoJap anese war in TATHTKU IIP IX A IIU X A WAY John Gormon and family of this city were the victims of a runaway Addent yesterday aljout oclock but fortune seemed to favor them and they escaped with but a few minor injuries They were driving east on First street when the tongue of the buggy slipped through the neckyoke frightening tho horses so that they started to run At First nnd Main Mr Gor mon tried to turn the corner and in the attempt ran the team into a telephone pole In fron of the Mason City Supply company The jcu threw Mr and Mrs Gormon and four children out of the buggy Tho youngest child was bruised about the mouth and one of the children received a severe bump on Anlcs Prompt Reply Special to The GlobeGazette Washington Feb Lansing has asked tie London for eign office for prompt replies to the American notes protesting againa application of the trading with the enemy act against American firms and interests Note Presented Washington Feb dor Pen field at Vienna has cabled that he has presented the American note asking for investigation and ex planation of tho attack on the Amer ican tanker near Alexan dria several weeks ago and 1ms promised a prompt reply It was aaid at tho state department the reply probably would give a basic for fur ther negotiations OHBORXR FIGHTS OHAnOK White Plains Nr Feb Mott Osliorne former warden of SinnSing prison will ho tried today on the indictments found against him by tho grand jury charging per jury The perjury charge is based on the allegation that ho denied to Dr Difidling sitting us a prison com missioner that there were cases of Immorality in the prison whereas twentyjone Indictments wore later found against convicts in tho prison It Is tho contention of the former warden that ho said there vaa no cases of Immorality then In the pris on coitrt the discrepancy accovjing to the defense being to a ste nographers error It will be acsert JO vjuutrkiazette Washington Fob tations against tho presence of Unit ed States deputy marshals on the captured liner Appam the German prize lu Hampton roads was made today to the state department by the German embassy Prince von Hatzfeldt counsellor of the embassy discussed the whole subject with Counsellor Polk U Is said that while the embassy reaped that the feature was out of the haims of the state deportment and In the courts It is anxious to know when some decision might be expected Tho presence of the marshals Is objected to it Is said because it is eared some friction might develop House Body Tentatively Agrees Up on Terms of Guard Feddalmitiuu Army Increase ICIc Special to The GlobeGazette Washington Feb new army reorganization bil federalizing the National guard Increasing the regular army to men doub ling field artlrjlery increasing en gineer corps fifteen companies cre ating four squadrons eir crafty en tirely new corps of cadets from col leges having military training agreed upon tentatively by the House mili tary committee WANTS NONPA1VHSAN HOARD President Wants Tariff Commission to Be From Politics Special to The Washington Feb Wilson prefers having proposed the tariff commission consist of members appointect by himself and entirely nonpartisan He made this clear to Representative Barnhart of Indiana who suggested that the comniission consist of one man appointed by the president and others named by the senate and house President Wil son in formed Representative Barn hart that ibecause of the conditons created by war he believed the com mission should bo removed entirely froTii politics He said he thought he could find experts to whom re publicans could offer no objection on political grounds HRAlllXG ON FRISCO ROAD REOROAXrZATTON ASQUITH MOTIONS FOR TWO MOIHC BIG AllHOlUIA TIOXS WOULD fIVK AMPLE FUNDS TO BEGIN XEW FISCAL YEAR Last of Sinille Men Eligible to Mili tttry Duty in Britain Have liean Called to the Na tions Colors Special to The London Feb 21 Premier As quith today presented to the British Parliament motions for two now votes of credit aggregating well over two billion ono hundred millions of dollatvs calculated to finance the war to the end of the current fiscal vcnr March 31 Cor which purpose six niulred millioua are needed and with the remalnedr to begin the new financialyear with ample funds Great Britain has called to the coj ors Class 1 of the recruits under military service act comprising the youngest of the bachelors from IS years of ago ami up and the callus up of single men has now been com pleted Special to The GlobeGazette Fails Feb British par lamentary delegation to tho Anglo French parliamentary committee lieaded by Viscount Bryce has ed in Paris to confer with the French senators and deputies under the chairmanship of former Premier Clotnenceau Meetings extending over three days will begin tomorrow The pro gram provides for Intimate dlscus of the war re lation to the military navy foreign financial and colonial affairs so that delegations from each parliament may have a comprehensive view of the other side of the alliance Prom Paris the British delegation will go o Bordeaux or public meetings and perhaps to other provincial cities The visiting Englishmen were receiv ed by President Polncare premier Briand and Aiitoniu Duhost the pres ident of the senate XS HOIJT Jefferson City Feb postponed hearing on the reorganiza tion plans of the Frisco railroad will take place today B F Yoakum and Sam Lazarus are opposing the reor auization plans eighbors of S S Williamson of Garner Present Him With Fi Gold Entertain Mrs Williamson Special to The GlobeGazette Garner Feb wero separately tendered Mr and Mrs S S Williamson Saturday afternoon For twentyHive jiaars they have liv ed here where their five children have grown to maturity Having de cided to change their place of resi dience their friends took measures to show the cstesm in which they are held The church circle held a recep tion for Mrs Williamson at which over100 ladles were entertained in W D Miller home Dainty re freshments were served under the di rection of Miss Mary Jane Davis do teacher assisted by Missog Wherry Sherwood and Hawley the Mises Eva Fell and Hsl en Spayde presiding at the punch bowl A beautiful gold ring was pre sented to Mra Williamson as nn ex pression of appreciation Tho men friends of outdid the women by meeting at office at the same time and present ing a beautiful gold watch and a handsome fob This was pre sented by Isaac Swolgard president of the Farmers National liank In a clover speech Probably for the first time In his JiCe words failed Mr Williamson so greatly was ho overcome not merely on account of the gift but by the many Incidents the men recounted of lus kindly help In legal matters Mr Williamson was specially proficient and gracious in digging out proofs to secure widows pensions and that without remuner ation t Special to the GlobeGazette St Paul Feb event of importance in middleweight circles Is the bout here March 17 between Joff Smith the fast Jersey fighter and Mike Gibbons Smith to his credit a clean knockout of Les Darcy the Australian though it took place some ttme be fore Darcy learned as much about the game as he knows now HAMPTON BRIDGE HAS HOT Special to the GlobeGazette Hampton Iowa Feb new cement bridge on East Fifth street is short circuited Is be witched or something of that kind Here are the symptoms Perfectly gootl and gentle horses being driven over it suddenly attempt the Impos sible in jumping fonts try to dirt connect themselves from mother earth and failing this fall in glrrlously in tho slush One ani mal seen hero Saturday showed that its nutim loft side had boon down and the declared it was caused by the juice that wan straying from its accustomed path from tlie wire to the electrolier at that place The explanation has not yet becm reached but it is supposed to he due to one of two causes either through tlio current leaking from the wiring into the cement floor of the bridge or to water flowing ov fsr a portion of the wire not Insul ated and tho water conducting the fluid to tlio water on tho bridge LOCAL CtXMCIJS SHOOT AT Gu Young Lml nt KIcmmo Spells the Big Folks I town nnd Lusts an Hour Afterwards Special to The GlobeGaxetto Klemme Feb packed house attended the spelling contest here Friday evening which was held in connection with the farmers short course The affair was under the direction of the county superin tendent Baggs who had previously sent out lists of 1000 words Two young hoys spelled an hour after all the other contestants had failed and It was only recourse to the diction ary that either of them could be spelled down George Coobs won the first prize which was Earl Tbsten the second of It proved to be a crackerjack of an entertainment Every spat was taken and for one and a halt hours many stood up KO great was the in terest Much credit is given Prof L Necse principal of the Klommc school for this very successful con tost T Muntm and Wallaco Williams Offices are Broken Into levelling or Snmliiv Morning Burglars got little return for thoir trouble Saturday night when they broke into the offices of the F J Mumm produce dealers at ho foot of Seventh street and into the Wallace Williams company coal office just east of M St L tracks on Eighth street As pay for their labor thoy got about worth of postage stamps which they found IT a desk at the Mumm office At Williams they got nothing o value but in their hurry left a Isrge sheet of postage stamps Fourth Buishny When employes of the Mumm company came down Saturday morning they found the place had been broken open for the fourth time since that company bought tho business a little more than a year ago Twice before butter and eggs have been stolen but none wero touched this timo nor was any ef fort made to outer the refrigerator room which was locked with a stout padlock The thieves broke 11 glass out of tho rear door and theu reached through and lined the heavy bar which secured the door They re peated the process at the office ilcor which is locked with a tumbler look They ransacked I he desks and got the stamps mention ed but made no effort to open the safe which had nothing in it but some cream checks The thieves used a brake beam key picked up in the adjoining railway yards for a jimmy and it iinsMeretl the purpose admirably When Chief Gorman and dipt Buchanan answered this call tliny were Just as certain they would find more than one office prowled they wore after they had visitod the Williams office and found it broken opon The thieves had en tered Williams yard from tho railway track side at a place where there Is a coal bin with a broken wall and smashed a panel out of the door togain entrance They ransacked two roll top I desks breaking open locked com partments in them but found noth ing The outside door of the Wil liams sale is always loft unlocked and tho tneadc door has the Icoy hanging it iiivcsti Katod the inferior of tho safe but missed the pontage stamps in it Tho Williams offire also has been broken inlo scvoral limes Xo trncos of roblws were found at any other offices in ho neighborhood to tho Identity of the robbers are few KCSSIAX FOliSKS STUIKK OVT IN TWO IHUKCTIOXS lUOM CAP XrUJM CITY OF KIIZKKIM TWO TrHK AHMV COUPS HAVI Hvnt o Aid But Turned About Tluy i the Fall of She Forti fied City ADVAXCK advance of the llus Niim forces in IVloivinn ho fall of is iuierferinft with the of tho Turks in their to retorni Hieiiseal icd forces From Tiflls tho Uussiim in couics the report Hint Turk ish nriny corps which woio on tlulr c reinforce the vison ut luriud buck when they ICiirnid that the for tress hud fallen Assuming the accimvcy of this vciiurt the Turks in Armeiiia liaxc lost tho prospect of help iiv extricating from what apepuroTO their perilous position Unofficial recounts of the Russian movements record an advance both to tho south and tho north in the former direction toward Diabekr and the railroad fifty miles huyimrt and in the latter direction in an effort to cut off the ret real of the Turkish forces which had been operating along the Ulack Sen coast Pclrograd dispatches indicate that dolinilo results earliest expected tlio movement where another Russian force is working along the Black Sra coast in tlio rli jiectioii of Trelilxond toward which Hie Russian Ilom Kizerbtirn are also piishinsi Far reaching re KiiltK would fufltiw tlio snccrss of the Russian thrujil tlio Koutli it would as cuf tiiiB of the nilhvay would sever Syria and point to of lose co oiieiation with Hie British down Irftrrts river ftoni in the op erations for the of Hint city lloro London Feb Russians have occupied tlie Lake Vai district and Hir Turks are retiring j southward oven evacuating to a Potrograd dispatch re ceived iu Koine Kiven out hero On wins according tn the dis the Uussian advance guards have arrived within a short distance oE on tho filack Sea coast Members of tho local sun club held a shoot at Emory field yesterday morning and in spite of tho fact that there were thirteen in the meet some Rood scores were made Tho shots were made a distance of 1C 1 and 20 yards Tlic following are the scores Shot at Broke VcGowen 7 Cloo Kbnvalinka Schell GO If 10S 122 Wiuans as GO Gliinville 132 Joe 107 Glenn Konvailnka 110 8f 72 55 50 47 62 G2 Foster 176 Ailship llnid Special lo The jloiJeGazottc Berlin Kcli official says German naval aero SuiKhiy clronjied a large num ber of liiHiibs on nn aerrjdroni nsa on ii cunip it rurnes in West Flin ders llio Xorth and lluii returned safely MAKV lOXTUICS l to tfio ClhicaKO Fell on tries nro rxpertod in the indoor mcjt of the RcKlmont Athletic clab which will open local nthlotlc club season Feb 2T and 2G Thp monl owes its ity according to Major fioorue K Herman of the Central A A U tit tho fact thai it is a handicap and thus allows novices a chauco win HAWAII S CAIOaVAL AVKKIv Honolulu Feb eleventh annual midPacific carnival of tho Hawaiian Islands opened bore today The principal event for tomor row in honor of Washingtons birth day anniversary when a parado of nearly ten thousand United States soldiers nnd sailors will take place Ancient Hawaiian history will be re vealed by pageants undertaken by the natives while the Japanese Ko reans and FiHplnog will also present spectacles baaed on events In their ovn GIVKS viKW OF Wifliins1on Feb most nlnnlilo oleniont of the jprosonl day and now quoted at nhoiil nine million tollari u pound now lieiiiR exhibited nl the iy FirsI lOxpoiiitioti wliicli nponorl today the new MUKCUIII h in riidium and its use in tln cure nl1 jcorlHin of rnncer Vin I ninc dlrcitor if the huronu of in iamiuucd with tin Denver laboratory for lhc of a sufficient j in the exhibit KIJ that Ibo puisltc would pe1 iis iisf 0 wonderful substance Today is futfrior Ocparl m n Day at the nnd Strio taiy will he he speaker evenlnj Tlie exposition waa for mally opened at nine this From one o four each niternnnn moving nnd lectures nn liio Kovcrnnionts activilics in saviiiL lifo jand health are on Hie program XOVfA SCOTIA IHM Halifax X Feb 2 1 Tho ty of Queens Is voiliiK today on Hin proiiihitlon and the county of SIitMhouciH will vote on the ruins tlon next Thursday With Ihe ex ception of I he city of Halifax Xori Scotia is now practically all under the operation of tlie provincial pro hibition act or adopting tho new net 1 it   

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